Vocal Solo/Ensemble Contest

Congratulations to all our student musicians who participated in the MSHSL Sub Section Solo/Ensemble Contest held at Parkers Prairie High School on April 5th.

Excellent Ratings:
Noah Carruth - Baritone Solo, O Mistress MineDillon Vogt and Emily Shircliff - Duet, Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel

Superior Ratings: Katie Koegel - Soprano Solo, Les roses d'IspahanMaddie Olson - Mezzo Soprano Solo, Homeward BoundSam Olson - Soprano Solo, Didn't My Lord Deliver DanielTriple Trio (Abby Burquest, Kat Burquest, Katie Koegel, Maddie Olson, Sam Olson, Katelyn Schlosser, Veronica Schwartz, Emily Shircliff, and Emma Skalsky) - Ensemble, Kyrie Eleison

Superior Rating and Best in Site: Noah Carruth - Bass Solo, Le Cor
Superior ratings move on to the State Contest held on May 6.

Celebrating Youth Musicians Festival

(Left to Right) Back: Mr. Noble, Sabella Paulson, Alyssa Thoennes, RJ Reigstad, Devin Steele, Abi Bauer, Kaitlyn Seibel Front: Olivia Reed, Gus Johnson, Aili Toyli, Sabrina Aldrich, Laura Hagel, Leevi Fimon
On April 8th, 2017, select 5th and 6th graders attending the Minnesota Music Educators Association Celebrating Youth Musicians Festival at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School.  Students spent several weeks preparing four music selections to perform with students from eight other schools under the direction of guest conductor Kayla Noble, Music Specialist at Lincoln Elementary in Alexandria, MN.  Students participated in mass rehearsals and break out sessions throughout the day, including: voice part sectionals, folk dancing, drama activities, and garbage drumming.  The day culminated with a public performance.